Whether you’re getting in shape for summer of getting in shape for life, a real food diet is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle. A real food diet can revolutionize your health, whether you are a vegetarian or an omnivore. Wherever you are in your personal health journey, considering a shift to a real food diet will put you on the fast track to living your best life. Here are a few quick stats to follow when embarking on your real food adventures:
Protein: Daily amount for Men 80-120gm/day. Women 70-100gm/day
Vegetables: Daily amount 2-4 servings + 1 plate of greens
Fruit: Daily amount 1 piece or 1 cup of fresh organic
Starches: Daily amount 2 cup maximum
Beverages: ½ body weight in ounces daily (140lbs = 70oz water daily)
Using natural condiments with short, identifiable ingredient lists as well as healthy fats like olive oil, coconut oil, butter, ghee, fish oils, sesame, avocado, and walnut oil can also be used sparingly.